Donald DeMarree Fruit Farm, Inc. Farmworkers and Laborers* in Williamson, New York
12 Full Time Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 04/30/2021 - 11/12/2021. Manually plant, cultivate and harvest apple s. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives and saws. Till soil and apply fertilizers; transplant , weed, thin or prune crops (may require the use of chainsaws); apply pesticides; clean, pack and load harvested product s. Construct trellis, assemble bins, repair bins, fences and farm buildings, participate in irrigation or drainage activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment . Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery , and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, prune, thin, train trees, spray, protect with hail netting, enhance crop light exposure and harvest crops . Use equipment, sanitizers and hand tools to sanitize bins, machinery and equipment to meet food safety regulations. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment . Harvest apples by hand. Apply hail netting , reflective orchard floor covering, pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Remove or move hail netting or reflective orchard floor covering from block to block or to storage building. Inform farmers or farm mangers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain drainage ditches. Requirements: * Workers must have a minimum of three months experience in performing tasks * Employer may conduct random drug tests, post hire, at the employer's expense. * Extensive sitting, extensive pushing and pulling and extensive walking. * Lifting 50 pounds. * Repetitive movements and frequent stooping. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Criminal background check. The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.